Lake District

Home of Beatrix Potter, dramatic landscapes and fascinating history.

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The Lake District becomes a World Heritage Site 

The Lake District has become a World Heritage Site joining iconic locations such as the Taj Mahal, the Great Barrier Reef and Grand Canyon as a place of international acclaim.

A view of Great Gable from Lingmell Summit in Wasdale Cumbria

How we're working to look after the Lake District 

How we are playing our part in looking after the Lake District for everyone, for now and for the future.

Summer fun in the Lake District 

Make the most of long summer days exploring the great outdoors. Find the perfect place to play out this summer in the Lake District.

What's new in the Lakes?

Where will you explore today?